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Psychological Insight into the Bible: Texts and Readings
Rollins, Wayne G. and D. Andrew Kille, editors

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007 pp. xx + 289. $28.00


Description: In recent years theologians and biblical scholars have begun to delve into the insights that come from the application of psychology to biblical texts. While these methods continue to be useful and popular, nowhere have the “foundational” texts in the field been collected. Wayne Rollins and Andrew Kille, who have both published and taught widely in the area of psychological biblical criticism, have assembled an excellent guide for those interested in this fascinating topic. Included in this anthology are articles from across the landscape, spanning over one hundred years and including such authors as Franz Delitzsch, M. Scott Fletcher, Max Weber, Walter Wink, and many other scholars.

Subjects: Methods, Social-Scientific Approaches, Psychology

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Review by E. H. Scheffler
Published 7/19/2008
Citation: E. H. Scheffler, review of Wayne G. Rollins and D. Andrew Kille, eds., Psychological Insight into the Bible: Texts and Readings, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


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